Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board, is reported in support of Canadian national open data today.
In an interview Thursday, Mr. Clement said he intends to carry on efforts to disclose more information.
“I supported Stock’s initiative in this area,” Mr. Clement said, referring to Mr. Day. “It was very consistent with what I was trying to do as Industry minister with the digital economy strategy and so I would seek to continue on with some of his initiatives in this area for sure,” he said.
Globe and Mail - Tony Clement vows to make government more transparent with online data - May 20, 2011
Clement is active on Twitter, and retweeted the posted article.
Note: The Canadian open data portal is available at http://data.gc.ca/